Wilted Mixed Greens with Citrus Dressing Recipe

Atkins Wilted Mixed Greens with Citrus Dressing
Net Atkins Count TM
Prep Time: 35 Minutes
Cook Time: 7 Minutes
Phase: Phase 3
Difficulty: Difficult
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  • 8 thick slice (yield after cooking) Bacon
  • 2 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 medium (2-3/4" dia) (approx 3 per lb) Apple
  • 1 small Onions
  • 2 teaspoon Sucralose Based Sweetener (Sugar Substitute)
  • 0 3/4 fl oz Orange Juice
  • 1 tsp Orange Peel
  • 3 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Lemon Peel
  • 12 cup, shredded or chopped Mixed Salad Greens


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook bacon 7 minutes, until brown and crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels; crumble and reserve. Pour bacon fat into a measuring cup and add as much olive oil as needed (about 2 tablespoons) to make 1/2 cup. Pour mixture back into skillet.  Slice apples and onions.  Juice and zest the lemon and orange.
  2. Add sliced apples and sliced white onion to skillet. Cook until apple is fork tender, about 7 minutes. Stir in sugar substitute, lemon and orange juices and rinds. Mix well; heat 30 seconds.
  3. Pour dressing over greens; add crumbled bacon. Toss until greens are well coated and wilted. Serve warm.

Cooking Tip

This recipe could also be used as a dipping sauce!